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Myocardiopathy: Clinical Picture and Prognosis

  • Hymie S. Joffe
Conference paper

Abstract

Myocardiopathy (or cardiomyopathy) may be “idiopathic,” such as dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), or “specific” if of known etiology; e.g., diphtheritic. The term “primary” indicates that the heart is the major organ involved (e.g., hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) as opposed to “secondary,” where the heart is affected as part of a diffuse disease (e.g., glycogen storage disease).

Keywords

Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Left Atrial Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Glycogen Storage Disease Right Atrial 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

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  • Hymie S. Joffe

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